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Dentons again boosts banking and financial services sector with addition of Jeffrey Dunetz
Continuing the momentum of recent prominent partner hires in the banking and finance sector, Dentons announced that Jeffrey Dunetz joined the Firm's Corporate practice in New York, bolstering the Firm's capabilities in representing financial institutions in commercial lending and cross-border debt financings.
Dentons Canada welcomes 17 new partners
Dentons Canada LLP is pleased to announce the admission of 17 lawyers to its partnership across the Firm’s six Canadian offices, effective February 1, 2015. Our new partners exemplify a wealth of experience and insights across key industry sectors.
Dentons bolsters Private Equity Practice in Spain with hire of new partner Jesus Duran
Durán has more than 15 years of experience in advising national and international private equity clients on mergers and acquisitions, private equity and fund structuring. He will be based in the Firm’s Madrid office.
Dentons Ranked as Top 10 Bankruptcy Law Firm by The Deal Pipeline
Dentons’ Restructuring, Insolvency and Bankruptcy (RIB) practice was ranked Number 7 in The Deal Pipeline’s Top Bankruptcy Law Firms league table. The Deal Pipeline ranked nearly 200 law firms based on their US and Canadian bankruptcy matter activity during the fourth quarter of 2014.
Post-financial crisis, many small businesses, unable to get bank financing in the wake of the tightening of bank capital rules, turned to crowdfunding. At that time, crowdfunding was largely unregulated. In the last three years or so, several regulators implemented rules to regulate the rapidly expanding crowdfunding market.
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Alex Stolarsky appointed of counsel with Dentons Moscow office
Alex advises clients on a broad range of corporate and commercial matters, as well as transactions, especially M&A, creation of joint ventures, and compliance. He represents clients at all phases of domestic and foreign investment in Russia, from market entry to expansion, restructuring, and exiting the market, as well as advising Russian investors in Germany and Austria.
Congratulations to Craig Dennis on his appointment as Queen's Counsel (Q.C.)
Dentons is pleased to announce that on December 22, 2014, our Vancouver partner, Craig Dennis, was awarded the honourable distinction of Queen’s Counsel (Q.C.), by the Attorney General and Minister of Justice Suzanne Anton.
Dentons awarded Best Law Firm of the Year 2014
Dentons was awarded the Pan-Middle East Best Law Firm of the Year by EMEA Finance, whose Middle East Banking Awards winners for 2014 were announced recently. This is the fifth occasion on which Dentons has won this prestigious industry award in the past six years.
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Banking and finance is at the heart of every economy, providing the means to help businesses expand and investors grow. Dentons’ Banking and Finance team operates at the industry’s forefront, working with innovative finance products across the world.
Our integrated global team of Banking and Finance lawyers and professionals offers an expansive breadth of insight, helping our clients to structure and document transactions that help to provide financing to virtually every industry. Since Dentons represents both finance providers and users, you benefit from counsel that understands the needs and wants of each party. Whether yours is a domestic bank in Hong Kong, a government development bank in Moscow, or banks in several other locations, our team understands you.
Dentons’ extensive, deep sector-specific experience also ensures you’re working with a team that’s fluent in your language and understands the local market. In fact, emerging jurisdictions often engage Dentons to assist in the development of banking and finance legislative frameworks. The following represents just a small part of our focus:
The strength of Dentons' Trade and Commodity Finance practice lead by Veronika Koroleva in London and Matthew Cox in Singapore has once again been recognised by one of the leading trade publications, Global Trade Review (GTR), who on 30 April 2014 presented the firm with the 'Best Trade Finance Legal Firm' award at the annual GTR Leaders in Trade Charity Awards Dinner in London. Read more
At the Global Islamic Economy Summit in Dubai today Abu Dhabi Islamic Bank (ADIB), which has fast become a pillar of Islamic banking in the UAE and the Middle East, honoured Dentons for its significant contribution to the Islamic banking sector. The only law firm recipient, Dentons was presented with its award by ADIB in appreciation of the firm's significant contribution to the development of Islamic Finance.
AirFinance Journal's 2012 Lawyers Survey ranked SNR Denton first in the Most Commercially Aware, Most Innovative, Deals Done Quickly, After-Deal Support and Fairest Fee categories. The Firm came in second for Best Overall Law Firm and Best Industry Knowledge. Read more
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Until recently, there was little call for restructuring and turnaround specialists in the UK to focus on the oil and gas industry. That has now undoubtedly changed. In the second half of 2014, Brent crude prices fell from over US$100 a barrel to around US$50, and although prices have since stabilised (currently near the US$60 mark), a low price environment in the medium term seems likely. That is not bad news for all in the oil and gas industry. But for upstream operators focusing on exploration and production in the North Sea, it presents undoubted challenges, despite the tax concessions George Osborne announced in the March 2015 Budget. Byron Nurse and Humphrey Douglas consider some of the key questions those financing them are likely to be asking. Read more
The Small Business Enterprise and Employment Act received Royal Assent on 26 March and, when implemented, is expected to produce a huge boost in SME receivables finance. Read more
The current Markets in Financial Instruments Directive has been replaced by a new Directive (Revised MiFID) and Regulation (MiFIR). This is the MiFID 2 package. With limited exceptions, the changes take effect from 3 January 2017. Before then, governments and regulators have much work to do to change relevant laws, regulations and regulatory expectations.
This article highlights the major areas of change and the timescales for achieving it. Read more
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Dentons advised Sumitomo Chemical on its participation in the expansion of the refining and petrochemical complex owned and operated by Rabigh Refining & Petrochemical Company (Petro Rabigh). Read more
Dentons advised The Islamic Development Bank (the IsDB) on the update of the IsDB Trust Services Limited US$10 billion Trust Certificate Issuance Programme (the Programme) completed on 24 February 2015. Read more
Dentons’ office in Baku recently advised the Islamic Corporation for the Development of the Private Sector (ICD) on a financing agreement with Muganbank, a major local bank in Azerbaijan, on Commodity Murabaha and Wakala transactions, extending its market-leading experience in Islamic finance. Read more
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